Tag: portraits

  • Georgia O’Keeffe up-close in new book

    Georgia O’Keeffe up-close in new book

    Just in time for the holidays comes a new Georgia O’Keeffe picture book, this one by Malcom Varon. Georgia O’Keeffe: A Life Well-Lived gives us a glimpse into Varon’s experience with O’Keeffe when he was taking photographs of her paintings at her Abiquiu home in late summer/early fall 1977, when she was nearly 90. (Photographic…

  • Happy Birthday, Georgia!

    One of my favorite photographs of O’Keeffe, so majestic and rooted, like a tree. (She claimed to prefer trees to people.)

  • Photographing O’Keeffe being photographed

    Photographing O’Keeffe being photographed

    In her old age, Georgia O’Keeffe described photography sessions with Alfred Stieglitz as work. This rare photo of such a session in progress, one of several that sculptor Arnold H. Rönnebeck took in 1924 at Lake George, pulls back the curtain on the romance with which the world views Stieglitz’s portrait project of O’Keeffe. What…

  • Stieglitz Key Set has arrived

    Stieglitz Key Set has arrived

    Look what just arrived! Here are hurried and excited (and blurry) pictures of the Alfred Stieglitz | The Key Set, edited by Sarah Greenough. It is a complete record of his photographs, including all of the Georgia O’Keeffe portraits. In two hefty volumes. O’Keeffe selected the best print of every mounted photograph in Stieglitz’s possession…